An unusual and exotic nineteenth-century dome brooch, measuring 1 and 7/8 inches in diameter, artfully crafted in darkened silver with decorative tri-color gold inlays. The reverse side houses an open locket displaying an iridescent peacock feather. Something beautiful and very different.
A faceted round rhodolite garnet glows from the nucleus of this twelve-pointed Victorian star pin and pendant. One inch across.
The Ponte Elio, the bridge across the Tiber directly in front of Castel Sant'Angelo, is intricately rendered in colorful micro-mosaic tesserae in this beautiful pin and pendant combination by the noted jewelry designer of Virginia and Madison Avenue - Elizabeth Locke. The nineteenth-century micro-mo...(more)
A beautiful nineteenth-century brooch, crafted in silver, featuring a lively faceted round-cut amethyst, weighing 8.50 carats, encircled by eighty-eight twinkling rose-cut diamonds set in delicate leaf-motif settings, weighing one-and-three-quarters carats. This colorful antique brooch measures 1 ...(more)
A wild and wonderful work of wearable art from the glamorous 1940s by the renowned trans-Atlantic jewelry partners Trabert & Hoeffer and Mauboussin. This artfully sculpted, multi-dimensional bauble is composed of tri-color rose and yellow gold and platinum and centers on a cluster of glowing cab...(more)
A striking, 2 1/2 inch long, bar pin adorned with a colorful cobalt-blue enamel foliate design.
A classical architectural site rendered in teeny-tiny micro-mosaic tesserae is inlaid inside a black onyx border in this strikingly stylish adornment, crafted in textured 19 karat gold, by the noted contemporary jewelry designer Elizabeth Locke. The micro-mosaic dates from the late-nineteenth/early-...(more)
Three slender navette opals displaying a lively palette of shimmering, iridescent pastel colors are embraced by twinkling rose-cut diamond links in this colorful and entrancing bar pin, finely executed in silver over gold during the Victorian period. A petite and precious 1/2 inch long antique jewe...(more)
A lovely lass with a regal profile stops to smell the flowers in this enchanting Art Nouveau brooch, crafted in sterling silver (on top), circa 1900.
A goofy 1960s vintage, pearl-headed, turquoise-buttoned, diamond-cuffed clown pin with articulating, torso, legs, hands and feet. Two-tone 18 karat yellow gold; 2 1/8 inches by 1 1/8 inch.
A classic Victorian beauty with long curly tresses is masterfully handcarved in glorious black and white in this superb and sizable hardstone cameo presented in consummate Victorian style. The lovely open frame shimmers with eight natural pearls of varying sizes and is adorned all around with delica...(more)
Eleven glowing 'blue flash' moonstones make up the flower petals in this elegant and enchanting three-inch long Retro brooch, artfully crafted in two-tone yellow and rose gold and bright blue sapphires - circa 1940s. Tiffany's made virtually identical brooches at the time (see #50-1-955).